509 Main StreetEast Machias, Maine ME04630

Listing ID1561098

9  Bedrooms9  Total Baths 6,860 SqFt 3.460 Acres


Unique opportunity to own a Bed & Breakfast in Downeast Maine near the East Machias River! Want a home big enough for all your family and friends? Dream of running your own business? This historic property could be kept as a commercial business, used as a single family private home, or both. The B&B earns 5-star ratings on TripAdvisor & was awarded the 2022 Traveler's Choice Award. The 3-story mansard roof Greek Revival home was built in 1874 & is on the National Historic Register. It was designed by James A. Tenney & is his only remaining mansard house in eastern Maine. Renovated 4 years prior to its opening as a B&B in July 2012, the owners preserved the original features: tin ceilings, marble fireplaces, maple floors, plaster medallions, crown molding, wood inlay floors, etc. On the grounds is a storage shed & a 589 sq ft building currently used as an antique/gift shop. On the 1st floor you will find a large kitchen that will meet your personal or business needs. It has a center Island, prep sink with dishwasher, quartz countertops, 5 burner gas stove, refrigerator, & storage galore. A huge 3 bay sink is located in the adjoining pantry. Other rooms include: a bathroom, 2 dining rooms, a library, & a living room. On the 2nd floor you will find the laundry room & 5 spacious bedrooms each w/large closets & ensuite bathrooms. 2 sets of stairs & a separate entrance allow your patrons or family to come and go at their leisure. The 3rd floor, currently used as the owner's quarters, has 2 office spaces, a bedroom w/ a giant closet & a full bath across the hall. Attached to the back of the main house is the section of the home originally built in 1771. Accessible from the first floor this 2 bedroom, 2 bath unit has it's own separate outside entrance Just minutes away from the spectacular views of the Bold Coast, Jasper Beach & steps away from the Downeast Sunrise Trail!
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